The PedsDocTalk Podcast

By Dr. Mona Amin

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Join Pediatrician and mother Dr. Mona Amin as she equips parents with the tools to thrive and feel confident in parenthood. Episodes include conversations with experts in the field of child development, child health, parental mental health and well-being, answering questions directly from parents, and parenting mindset tips to get YOU the most out of your parenting journey. Follow her on Instagram @pedsdoctalk and subscribe to her YouTube (PedsDocTalk TV) for more!

Episode Date
Are Time-outs OUT in parenting?
Nov 29, 2023
How to involve kids in routine to create a clutter free home
Nov 22, 2023
Finding Joy: Overcoming Weight and percentile anxiety for my daughter
Nov 15, 2023
Finding Your Parenting Path with Artist Brooke Ring
Nov 08, 2023
Does independent sleep need to be taught?
Nov 01, 2023
Partner resentment in motherhood and how to overcome
Oct 25, 2023
Why you may want to see that Pelvic floor PT after having kids
Oct 18, 2023
Rewards and threats: how they shape a young brain
Oct 11, 2023
The connection between the lack of postpartum sleep and postpartum depression
Oct 04, 2023
Tips to De-escalating a tantrum
Sep 27, 2023
What to do when picky eating persists past toddlerhood
Sep 20, 2023
The things they don't teach you about breastfeeding in the hospital
Sep 13, 2023
Being a mindful mama when everything around you is a dumpster fire
Sep 06, 2023
The newborn hearing screen: why early detection and intervention of pediatric hearing loss is important
Aug 30, 2023
Simplifying meal prep, planning, and feeding our kids
Aug 23, 2023
Why are breastfeeding rates are so low in America?
Aug 16, 2023
Not your Mother's Postpartum Book: The things no one talks about in the postpartum period
Aug 09, 2023
Breast Milk production is not "easy" for everyone
Aug 02, 2023
How Positive Parenting Positively impacts kids
Jul 26, 2023
Misconceptions about Bilingualism and Multilingualism
Jul 19, 2023
5 things you may not know about organic food that will surprise you
Jul 12, 2023
Building a girl's self esteem and self-worth
Jul 05, 2023
Top 5 tips on traveling by plane with kids
Jun 28, 2023
What the research says about popular parenting styles
Jun 21, 2023
I wish my kid was a little bit taller: height and kids
Jun 14, 2023
"Why am I so angry?:" Perinatal rage in motherhood
Jun 07, 2023
Getting ahead of your child’s picky eating
May 31, 2023
Normal progression of speech sounds in toddlers and kids
May 24, 2023
Early Intervention: What it is, why it's important, and how to get services
May 17, 2023
5 ways to raise a child with a growth mindset
May 15, 2023
Is praise ruining our kids?
May 10, 2023
"When Motherhood feels like a never-ending checklist"
May 08, 2023
Things a labor and delivery nurse needs you to know about labor, delivery, and postpartum
May 03, 2023
“Poop struggle! My child only poops in a pull-up!”
May 01, 2023
Erielle Reshef on finding joy as a mom and ABC News National Correspondent
Apr 26, 2023
"Is it normal for my toddler to be THIS high energy?"
Apr 24, 2023
How parental anxiety impacts childhood anxiety
Apr 19, 2023
"Toddlers and night feeds, sleep associations, and calorie anxiety”
Apr 17, 2023
The "5 S's" of newborn sleep with Pediatrician Dr. Harvey Karp
Apr 12, 2023
Strong-willed toddlers and power struggles
Apr 10, 2023
Your child is not Failing: Misconceptions on Kindergarten Readiness
Apr 05, 2023
"Is sleep training while room-sharing with a sibling possible?"
Apr 03, 2023
The common misconceptions around baby and toddler sleep-training
Mar 29, 2023
5 Things I hear parents feel bad about, but they shouldn’t
Mar 27, 2023
Stop the judgement: The negative impact on judgement in motherhood and parenting
Mar 22, 2023
“How do I overcome the guilt of traveling for my job as a mom?”
Mar 20, 2023
What IS real “self-care” for Moms?
Mar 15, 2023
“I’m not a crafty or elaborate activity planner kind of mom—and I sometimes feel guilty”
Mar 13, 2023
Trickier textures: pushing your baby’s palate past purees
Mar 08, 2023
“Is My toddler’s aggression normal?”
Mar 06, 2023
Are certain TV shows harmful for your child?
Mar 01, 2023
"How to overcome my percentile anxiety"
Feb 27, 2023
Why has motherhood made me feel so irritable?
Feb 22, 2023
5 Tips for finding more peace in the day-to-day grind as a mom
Feb 20, 2023
Boundary setting with snacks and meals while creating a healthy relationship with food
Feb 15, 2023
"My child acts out more when I'm home from work"
Feb 13, 2023
An IVF Pregnancy after Birth Trauma
Feb 08, 2023
“I’m Feeling guilty spending time on myself as a mom”
Feb 06, 2023
Is my child really allergic to that medicine?? (Misconceptions about drug allergies)
Feb 01, 2023
“Why is potty training resistance so frustrating?”
Jan 30, 2023
Why and how we carry the "Not Good Enough Stuff" from our childhood
Jan 25, 2023
“Are soy products safe to give kids? How much is too much?”
Jan 23, 2023
Becoming the conscious parent you wish you had
Jan 18, 2023
“How do I handle my kids being LOUD?”
Jan 16, 2023
Gratitude and parenthood: how it can help you thrive
Jan 11, 2023
5 Things to Let go of in 2023
Dec 14, 2022
“How to manage my child’s frustration during tasks?”
Dec 12, 2022
Why it's important for our children to see healthy conflict discussion
Dec 07, 2022
"Why Is verbalizing Not working for my child?”
Dec 05, 2022
Setting yourself up for the long game after baby with Parents editor Grace Bastidas
Nov 30, 2022
"How to manage milestone anxiety and mom guilt about milestones?"
Nov 28, 2022
Ways To teach Financial Fitness to your child
Nov 23, 2022
"How to manage Hitting and Throwing and emotional regulation?"
Nov 21, 2022
Your kid doesn’t need a diet: approaching conversations about our child's weight and health in a productive way
Nov 16, 2022
"How to approach parenting of unique children?"
Nov 14, 2022
Managing Health Anxiety
Nov 09, 2022
"How to manage physical tantrums?"
Nov 07, 2022
Triggers unloaded when you become a parent
Nov 02, 2022
"How to handle separation anxiety in my toddler at bedtime?"
Oct 31, 2022
Preparing children for medical procedures (vaccines, surgeries, etc) and how to explain it to them
Oct 26, 2022
"How to manage Screen-time related tantrums?"
Oct 24, 2022
How People-Pleasing negatively impacts motherhood
Oct 19, 2022
"How to set boundaries when my child doesn't understand "no"?"
Oct 17, 2022
Creating connection and attachment with your child(ren) without losing yourself
Oct 12, 2022
"How can I filter out all the noise and listen to my own wants as a mom?"
Oct 10, 2022
SNL, Referees, and CEOS: tips to communicating with your child
Oct 05, 2022
"How can I handle the 4-month sleep regression?"
Oct 03, 2022
Are essential oils essentially bad?
Sep 28, 2022
"How can I embrace my shy child?"
Sep 26, 2022
Why arguing with family isn't the worst thing in the world
Sep 21, 2022
"How to find peace when you lack a support system as a mom?"
Sep 19, 2022
Why we need to stop saying “I'll be happy when”
Sep 14, 2022
"What is happening in the toddler brain during “the terrible twos” and as a “threenager?"
Sep 12, 2022
How to raise an emotionally aware child
Sep 07, 2022
“Why am I always complaining as a mom?”
Sep 05, 2022
Do babies really need sleep-training or will they learn on their own?
Aug 31, 2022
"How can I overcome advancing of food textures anxiety?"
Aug 29, 2022
Why has motherhood made me feel so overstimulated?
Aug 24, 2022
"How do I get myself AND my child through a tantrum?"
Aug 22, 2022
Re-parenting ourselves as we parent our son (conversation with my husband)
Aug 17, 2022
"How to handle a 13-month-old who is not taking a straw cup?"
Aug 15, 2022
How the American school system is failing our kids
Aug 10, 2022
"How to handle the resentment of the societal expectations of motherhood?"
Aug 08, 2022
Avoiding Motherhood Perfectionism
Aug 03, 2022
"How to handle first day of preschool jitters for a pandemic family?"
Aug 01, 2022
Is ISR (Infant Swimming Resource) really okay for kids and how does it differ from traditional swim classes?
Jul 27, 2022
"How to find balance in life after becoming a mom"
Jul 25, 2022
5 Ways social media affects our parental mental health and how to bring back peace
Jul 20, 2022
"I'm feeling disrespected when my 3-year old doesn't listen"
Jul 18, 2022
Why is my pediatrician so burnt out? Is concierge medicine the future?
Jul 13, 2022
"What happened to my 21-month old who used to be a great sleeper?"
Jul 11, 2022
The good and bad of screen-time for child health and development
Jul 06, 2022
When you’re so tired of risk-assessment decision fatigue as a pandemic parent
Jul 04, 2022
The power (and misconceptions) of routines for children
Jun 29, 2022
How to help a 4-year old picky (or selective) eater try new foods
Jun 27, 2022
How to stay connected to purpose and joy in chaotic times
Jun 22, 2022
Feeling tapped out as a working mom
Jun 20, 2022
Finding Joy in Marriage and Parenting: A conversation with my husband
Jun 15, 2022
"What to do about my 18-month old who bites, hits, and kicks?"
Jun 13, 2022
Does my toddler have ADHD? How young is too young?
Jun 08, 2022
A hesitant 6.5 month old during meal times
Jun 06, 2022
When life keeps handing you lemons and you’re tired of making damn lemonade
Jun 01, 2022
Sibling Jealousy
May 30, 2022
Are reward systems for children really THAT bad?
May 25, 2022
Misconceptions on bilingual households and child development
May 23, 2022
The misconceptions about playtime and child development
May 18, 2022
Nightmares vs. night terrors
May 16, 2022
Baby led weaning made easy and enjoyable with Author Jenna Helwig
May 11, 2022
5 values that will bring you more peace and confidence in your life and as a mom
May 04, 2022
5 Tips for Making Brushing Teeth Fun and not a Fight
May 02, 2022
How social media has harmed public health
Apr 27, 2022
"How will postpartum depression impact my child's development?"
Apr 25, 2022
Secondary Infertility after Birth Trauma
Apr 20, 2022
Toddlers and private parts privacy
Apr 18, 2022
How to foster your child’s autonomy and build confidence with this simple principle
Apr 13, 2022
How to raise a child with a fire to succeed who is also not afraid of failure
Apr 06, 2022
The relationship between screen time and visual conditions in children
Mar 30, 2022
A 15-month old who is refusing to sit in their high-chair
Mar 28, 2022
How to reset a negative day when you feel like you're spiraling
Mar 23, 2022
What's up with the new CDC milestone update? A conversation between a pediatrician, OT, PT and SLP
Mar 16, 2022
Avoiding power-struggles when grandparents take care of your child
Mar 14, 2022
Why breaking cycles of generational trauma are difficult but important
Mar 09, 2022
10 Tips for navigating motherhood when you don't have that proverbial village
Mar 07, 2022
Why forgiveness is so powerful in healing and self-growth
Mar 02, 2022
Nap refusal in a 2.5 year old toddler
Feb 28, 2022
How formula-shaming has led to overwhelming guilt for new moms
Feb 23, 2022
Why independent play is so beneficial and how to foster it from a young age
Feb 21, 2022
Motherhood Insomnia: I'm a mom. I'm tired all day, but can't sleep at night. What's the deal?
Feb 16, 2022
Co-watching screen-time and how to do it
Feb 14, 2022
Why self-compassion is more important than self-care
Feb 09, 2022
When is infant spit-up more than "just" spit-up?
Feb 07, 2022
Type I Diabetes and kids and is there a link with COVID-19?
Feb 02, 2022
"Why is my kid ALWAYS sick and when do I need to be concerned?"
Jan 31, 2022
Baby-wearing: Why do it and where to start?
Jan 26, 2022
Handling early morning wakings
Jan 24, 2022
How to overcome playtime guilt
Jan 19, 2022
How to introduce/prep a sibling for a new baby
Jan 17, 2022
Finding Joy as a Parent in a Pandemic
Jan 12, 2022
Taking a leap in 2021 and going part-time as a working mom
Dec 15, 2021
Head-banging and self-hitting in a toddler AND long-term effects of the COVID vaccine
Dec 13, 2021
Balancing Unpaid Leave as a Working Parent
Dec 08, 2021
How to approach toddler constipation
Dec 06, 2021
Constipation and Bedwetting: A Conversation with a Pediatric Urologist
Dec 01, 2021
How to handle separation anxiety with a clingy toddler AND how to transition a child to a straw cup
Nov 29, 2021
Adjusting an 18 month old to a new time zone AND when a routine childhood illness needs to be evaluated by a doctor
Nov 22, 2021
How validation helps us connect with our children
Nov 17, 2021
Why are newborns/infants always congested AND do toddlers really need snacks?
Nov 15, 2021
Hemangiomas; what are they and what to do about them?
Nov 10, 2021
A two-year-old picky eater AND my views on graduated and full sleep-training methods
Nov 08, 2021
Infant and child sleep and cultural barriers
Nov 03, 2021
Encouraging rolling in a 4-month old AND labial adhesions
Nov 01, 2021
Why It’s Okay to Raise Kids Who are Self-Centered
Oct 27, 2021
Immune systems and toddlers AND Sleep training while breastfeeding
Oct 25, 2021
The importance of choosing the right skincare products for your child with eczema
Oct 20, 2021
How much should we intervene with our kids while on the playground AND most important toddler child-proofing in the home
Oct 18, 2021
Infant Development and Motherhood with Celebrity Mom Ashley Tisdale
Oct 13, 2021
Probiotics and toddlers AND prolonged daycare adjustment
Oct 11, 2021
Breastfeeding and sleep-training: Can it be done?
Oct 06, 2021
How to teach consent to toddlers AND obsessive behaviors in the toddler years
Oct 04, 2021
Two mother’s experiences having premature babies in the NICU
Sep 29, 2021
Starting solids and iron supplementation? AND do identical twins really have identical immune systems?
Sep 27, 2021
What to Expect in the NICU and how to foster baby's development
Sep 22, 2021
Thumb-sucking AND how to approach safe foods in food refusal
Sep 20, 2021
Two mother’s experiences having term babies in the NICU
Sep 15, 2021
Is sleep-training necessary AND what are the common side effects of vaccines
Sep 13, 2021
Confessions of a School Teacher
Sep 08, 2021
Pumping and Going Back to Work
Sep 01, 2021
Toddler germs with a newborn at home AND meat aversions in toddlers
Aug 30, 2021
Formula ingredients, regulations, and supporting cognitive development with Enfamil's medical science liaison and registered Dietician
Aug 25, 2021
Homeopathic medicines AND teaching a child to share
Aug 23, 2021
Ten Misconceptions about pumping with a certified lactation counselor
Aug 18, 2021
Percentile fluctuations in infancy AND when helmeting for flat spots
Aug 16, 2021
Losing a child to drowning:Turning grief into advocacy
Aug 11, 2021
A 11-month-old who gags herself AND how to introduce the concept of potty training
Aug 09, 2021
Why are kids with early success at risk for low self-confidence with Dr. Becky Kennedy
Aug 04, 2021
Breath-holding spells AND poop changes when starting solids
Aug 02, 2021
Raising Black Boys in America: A Mother's Message
Jul 28, 2021
Baby hiccups AND and a 17-month old who is not walking
Jul 26, 2021
The importance of pre-verbal skills in language and communication
Jul 21, 2021
Introducing allergenic foods AND when do babies need snot suckers
Jul 19, 2021
The rash that itches: Eczema management with a Pediatric Dermatologist
Jul 14, 2021
How to encourage new foods in a one-year old who only likes fruit AND will inconsistent boundaries in two households cause issues for a toddler?
Jul 12, 2021
Understanding why our toddlers bite, hit, and throw and how to navigate it
Jul 07, 2021
Are wake windows really necessary AND how can a nanny bring up a developmental concern to a parent
Jul 05, 2021
How to encourage gesturing and pre-verbal skills in a child AND how to navigate feeding schedules around one year of age
Jun 28, 2021
Tonsils and Adenoids. When is surgery necessary?
Jun 23, 2021
Ear Tubes: When they're needed and how they're done
Jun 23, 2021
Should we intentionally expose our children to germs to build their immune systems AND what to do when a 10-month old develops a fear of water
Jun 21, 2021
The research and development behind children's sunscreen
Jun 16, 2021
When does a picky eater need a feeding therapist AND how to prepare a 2.5 year old for preschool
Jun 14, 2021
The reality of Mom Brain with Author Ilyse Dobrow DiMarco
Jun 09, 2021
A toddler who is in a throwing phase AND the difference between baby eczema and a drool rash
Jun 07, 2021
Enrolling children in a COVID vaccine trial: A Mother's message
Jun 02, 2021
The benefits of starting daycare at an early age AND my favorite ways to manage teething
May 31, 2021
Can Children be Raised on a Plant-Based Diet?
May 26, 2021
What to do about hives in babies AND is it okay to travel with a newborn?
May 24, 2021
Montessori in real life: Bringing Montessori philosophies into your home
May 19, 2021
Popular Preschool Education Philosophies Explained
May 19, 2021
How to drop a bottle at bedtime for a 16 month old AND the impact of repetitive ear infections on speech development
May 17, 2021
How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t With your Kids with Author Carla Naumburg
May 12, 2021
A 15-month-old who is reserved at daycare AND an infant with a blocked tear duct
May 10, 2021
Hip Dysplasia: What is it and how is it managed?
May 05, 2021
Can babies get seasonal allergies AND does teething cause fever?
May 03, 2021
Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Addiction with Author Jessica Lahey
Apr 28, 2021
The Gift of Failure with Author Jessica Lahey
Apr 28, 2021
A 14-month-old who is starting to scream when he doesn't get what he wants and navigating illness in childcare during a pandemic
Apr 26, 2021
A 5-month-old who is dropping on percentiles and a 19-month-old with stranger danger
Apr 19, 2021
Racial Disparities in Maternal Health
Apr 14, 2021
A 13-month-old who is suddenly a picky eater and infants and oceans
Apr 12, 2021
Autism Acceptance as an Autistic Adult
Apr 07, 2021
Understanding Autism with a Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician
Apr 07, 2021
Understanding Autism Characteristics and Breaking Down Stigmas
Apr 07, 2021
Autism Acceptance: A Mother's Message
Apr 07, 2021
How to Wean your Child from Breastfeeding
Mar 31, 2021
Down Syndrome Awareness: A Mother's Message
Mar 24, 2021
World Down Syndrome Day: Understanding Trisomy 21
Mar 24, 2021
The COVID-19 Pandemic: What About Our Kids?
Mar 17, 2021
Becoming a More Conscious Food Shopper for your Family
Mar 10, 2021
Pregnancy, Labor, Delivery, and Motherhood with an OB/GYN
Mar 03, 2021
Keeping Your Kids Heart Healthy
Feb 24, 2021
Managing Toddler Sleep Concerns
Feb 17, 2021
Keeping Your Kids Active During a Pandemic Winter
Feb 10, 2021
Safe and Sound-Creating Safe Beginnings for your Child
Feb 03, 2021
Is Breast Really Best?
Jan 27, 2021
The Importance of Finding Your Unique Parenting Voice
Jan 20, 2021
2020 Vision. A Year That Allowed Us to See the World a Little More Clearly
Dec 16, 2020
Say What?? Outdated Parenting and Medical Advice
Dec 09, 2020
How to be a More Conscious Parent and why it's Important for our Children
Dec 02, 2020
Setting Boundaries with Loved Ones
Nov 18, 2020
Percentiles, BMI, and Body Image: We're More Than Just a Number on the Scale.
Nov 11, 2020
Everybody Poops! Potty Training Basics
Nov 04, 2020
15 Ways We Can Be More Like Kids
Oct 28, 2020
Infant Reflux and Constipation
Oct 21, 2020
Breaking the Stigma on Maternal Mental Health: It's OK to not be OK
Oct 14, 2020
Breastfeeding Basics
Oct 07, 2020
Let's Go Viral: Parenting in a Pandemic
Sep 30, 2020
The Deets on Baby Teeth
Sep 23, 2020
Parenting Our Littles When They Have Big Emotions
Sep 16, 2020
Febrile Seizures and Infantile Spasms
Sep 09, 2020
Wheezes and Sneezes! (Asthma and seasonal allergies)
Sep 02, 2020
Busting Vaccine Myths with Science
Aug 26, 2020
The Lowdown on Vaccines with Two Pediatrician Moms
Aug 26, 2020
The Formula of Infant Formula
Aug 19, 2020
Baby's Best Friend: Creating a Healthy Bond Between Dogs and Kids
Aug 12, 2020
What to Expect When You're Expecting: Your Top Questions for a Pediatrician
Aug 05, 2020
Whoa, Baby! Common Questions about Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum
Aug 05, 2020
Babies are Fascinating: A Review of Babies (Documentary)
Jul 29, 2020
Is Our Food Dangerous? Busting Myths about Food Science
Jul 22, 2020
Approaching Difficult Conversations with Your Child with Author Jelani Memory
Jul 15, 2020
15 Things We Need to Stop Doing as Mothers
Jul 09, 2020
Peanuts, Eggs, Food Allergies, and FPIES; Oh My!
Jun 24, 2020
Let's Eat! Introduction of Solids
Jun 24, 2020
Momma Needs Some Sleep! How different moms approached sleep-training
Jun 17, 2020
A Conversation About Sleep with a Sleep Consultant
Jun 17, 2020
Is It Too Late to Jump on the Sleep Train? Various methods in sleep-training
Jun 17, 2020
We're Losing Sleep Over Our Kids' Sleep: My views on sleep-training
Jun 17, 2020
Cry Babies: Cortisol Research and Secure Attachment
Jun 17, 2020
How Birth Trauma Changed My Life
Jun 10, 2020
Addressing Racial Injustice With Your Child
Jun 04, 2020
Let's Get Your Kid Talking: Tips for speech from ages 1 to 2
May 27, 2020
Summer Safety (sun, bugs, water, and heat)!
May 20, 2020
Never Have I Ever Loved a Netflix Series So Much!
May 14, 2020
Anxiety in Children: Recognizing anxiety and practical tips
May 07, 2020
Top 10 Reasons Children Visit Their Doctor
Apr 30, 2020
Meditation for Kids
Apr 20, 2020
Eczema 101 with a Pediatric Allergist
Apr 13, 2020
The Fussy Newborn (Colic and more)
Apr 06, 2020
Raising an Intuitive Eater
Mar 31, 2020
"I Just Had a Baby! Now What?"
Mar 23, 2020
Introduction to the Pedsdoctalk Podcast
Mar 16, 2020
15 Things We Need to Stop Doing As Parents
Mar 16, 2020
When Should You Take Your Child to the Emergency Room?
Mar 16, 2020